Tensions are rising in the Persian Gulf. This is the message coming from every media outlet. The United States is beefing up its naval and air force presence in the region and evacuating unnecessary personnel from Iraq. The rhetoric from Iranian leadership is escalating, including threats to close...
The summer heat can’t arrive quick enough for natural gas bulls. Natural Gas 1-Hour Chart - Powered by TradingView Those long gas on the New York Mercantile Exchange’s Henry Hub spent Wednesday defending gains built in three previous sessions as weather models showed the heat wave needed for cooling may...
* Reports Q4 2019 results on Thursday, May 16 after the market close* Revenue expectation: $2.2 billion* EPS expectation: $0.62 The 13% plunge in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:) shares in just the past month is flagging something worrying about the company’s report. Investors are almost certain that the much-talked...
Despite Japan’s economy worsening for the first time in six years, the is strengthening. The Cabinet Office’s coincident index of business conditions fell 0.9 point in April from March to 99.6, falling below the 100 base. This is the key composite index of economic indicators, and it’s...
European shares, U.S. futures fall as weak China data threatens to increase trade tensions Chinese stocks jump, Asian indices climb on expectations of more China stimulus Treasurys, yen, gold climb U.S. stocks rebound but VIX signals further volatility ahead Key Events European stocks and futures on the , and lost their...
* Reports Q1 2019 results Thursday, May 16, before the market opens* Revenue expectation: $125.15 billion* EPS expectation: $1.02 When Walmart Inc. (NYSE:) reports tomorrow, investors will have their eyes set on two critical metrics: same-store sales and growth in e-commerce. And there's a good chance that the...
Donald Trump seems to relish the trade fight he’s having with Beijing: “I love the position we’re in” the U.S. President said this week. Soybeans farmers would beg to disagree. Soybeans Monthly Chart - Powered by TradingView hit an 11-year bottom of under $8 per bushel on Monday as...
Investing in equities, when done right, can provide unparalleled returns. But unless an investor has a specific stock they're focused on, there's another question that should be asked before any targeted choices are made. Is it better to invest in large- or small-cap shares? Large-cap is the commonly used...
Yesterday wasn’t a good day for Apple (NASDAQ:). Its shares plunged 5.8%, falling to $185.72 on their third straight day of losses, dragging down their performance over the past month by -6.6%. The iPhone maker’s stock was attacked on two fronts: the U.S.-Sino trade fallout, which appears continue ratcheting...
(BTC), the most highly valued cryptocurrency by market cap, appears to have finally come back to life, after it collapsed into a swoon that lasted from late 2017 through all of last year. Trading under $4,000 per token just a few weeks ago, Bitcoin has surged, now...